The answer, it seems, was no. You can track how things ended up here below.
Jul 10, 2019, 7:26pm PDT
February 5, 2020
Barring a last-minute development, Andre Iguodala won’t suit up for the Lakers this season.
February 3, 2020
Andre Iguodala reportedly willing to sit out entire season rather than play for Grizzlies, other teams not on his list
It doesn’t seem like oft-rumored Lakers target is making a whole lot of progress in extricating himself from the Grizzlies, but he did make it clear he isn’t planning to play anywhere he doesn’t want to play this season.
January 25, 2020
The Grizzlies still reportedly have no intention of buying out Andre Iguodala: ‘We will trade him, period’
Andre Iguodala would be a great get for the Lakers, but it still sounds incredibly unlikely that the Grizzlies will buy him out.
December 17, 2019
Unlike years past, the Lakers probably won’t be too active leading up to the NBA trade deadline.
December 10, 2019
Lakers would reportedly ‘love’ to get Andre Iguodala, but there is ‘no world’ where Grizzlies buy him out
The Lakers could really use Andre Iguodala, but the Grizzlies appear steadfast in their efforts to get something back for him in a trade.
November 24, 2019
The Grizzlies are reportedly telling teams like the Lakers, Clippers and Rockets that they won’t buy out Andre Iguodala
If Andre Iguodala is going to play for the Lakers this season, it will have to be because of a trade.
November 7, 2019
It seems like nearly everyone in the NBA is convinced Andre Iguodala will be bought out and sign with Lakers, except the team that currently employs him.
November 2, 2019
For those keeping track, the Lakers looked great.
October 24, 2019
The Lakers need help on the wing, and it would seemingly be on the way if the Grizzlies weren’t being so difficult.
October 11, 2019
If Andre Iguodala has a say in where he’ll play next season, it will be in Los Angeles with either the Lakers or Clippers.
September 24, 2019
A trade to get Andre Iguodala to the Lakers isn’t impossible, but it’s highly unlikely.
July 23, 2019
The Lakers have their eyes set on Andre Iguodala with their final roster spot.
July 10, 2019
Andre Iguodala had no problem whatsoever paying compliments to his former agent, Rob Pelinka. The Lakers could really use him if he becomes a free agent.